Professor Computational Social Science

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Singapore Management University

Singapore

Role Managed by:

Dong Qing Yang

Research Associate

t: +65 97239378

e: DongQing.Yang@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 03/10/2022

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Singapore Management University (SMU) has started a global search for a Full Professor in Computational Social Science. Founded only in 2000, the University offers a transformative education for a new generation of graduates and leaders, and a multi-disciplinary research environment to help tackle the world’s complexities and positively impact humanity.

The Professor in Computational Social Science will lead efforts to bring together and expand related work across the University. Computational Social Science research is clustered in three broad areas of focus: (1) Online Communities and Human Behaviour, (2) Human-AI Interaction and Synergy, and (3) Computational behaviour. This role will help make connections across the University in order to facilitate the development of methodological innovation, help scale techniques to new levels, as well as support the designing of new interfaces to make research findings intelligible. This is a new post that is expected to make a substantive contribution in refining the focus of and developing SMU’s distinct research agenda.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar who is capable of influencing key individuals at the university level and driving interdisciplinary cutting-edge research agendas through applying computational methods in social sciences. They will be able to engage and inspire academics and other stakeholders at all levels.

The closing date for applications is 12noon SGT 3rd October, 2022.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the recruitment committee. Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made in the strictest confidence to Dong Qing Yang at Perrett Laver via DongQing.Yang@perrettlaver.com

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